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Save The Date: 4th Annual “Top 20 Under 40” Haitian American Young Professionals Awards Ceremony




YoPro Highlight / Our 2019 “Top 20 Under 40” have been announced!

As one of the honorees of the inaugural YoPro class, Santra Denis remains a trailblazer in our community. Since receiving the award, Santra was promoted as the Chief Programs Officer at Catalyst Miami, an anti-poverty organization in Miami, FL. She founded Avanse Ansanm, an organization based in South Florida. Its mission is to engage and connect Haitian-American Millennials to understand and harness their collective economic and political power. In addition, it aims to preserve Haitian culture in Haitian- American Millennials and cultivate a strong community bounded by a shared strategy to advance All Things Haitian.
Santra currently serves on several community boards, including Miami Dade County’s Office of New Americans and The Community Advisory Board at Florida International University Research Center in Minority Institutions to name a few. She’s a co-host of The VSS Hour, an hour-long, radio show/ podcast hosted every Sunday at 12:00 P.M. The show also includes past YoPro honorees, Shirley and Vanessa where they feature current events, hot topics, Haitian excellence and community issues.

Press Release: Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida Presents The “Top 20 Under 40” Class of 2019 Haitian-American Young Professionals

PRESS RELEASE / For Immediate Release

  Phone: 305-733-9066
Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida Presents
The “Top 20 Under 40” Class of 2019
Haitian-American Young Professionals
Miami, Florida                                                                                                                              July 19, 2019
The Board of Directors of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) is proud to present its ” Top 20 Under 40″ Class of 2019 honoring the Top Young Haitian-American Professionals (YoPros) in the Florida community, age 40 and under, for their outstanding professional achievements in their respective industries, civic leadership, and community engagement.
As a group of vibrant, energetic, creative and out-of-the box thinkers, HACCOF South Florida YoPros are examples of professional excellence, commitment to community, and an expression of cultural pride throughout the Haitian community.
HACCOF received applications and nominations this year from members of the Haitian-American community in the State of Florida.  After a highly competitive and extensive vetting process, a HACCOF/YOPRO Committee panel has selected and hereby presents the 2019 class of “Top 20 under 40” YoPros. HACCOF will hold its Fourth Annual YoPros Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 19, 2019. The entire community is invited to come celebrate this exceptional group of Young Haitian- American Professionals. Tickets will be on sale soon at:
“It is my distinct honor as Chairwoman to continue the annual tradition of recognizing the Top 20 Under 40 Haitian American Young Professionals (YoPro). These dynamic individuals reflect the vision and mission of HACCOF and join a group of noteworthy change makers in our community. I congratulate the 2019 YoPros and look forward to celebrating their accomplishments at the awards ceremony.” – Paola Pierre, HACCOF Chairwoman.
For more information and sponsorship opportunities regarding the 2019 HACCOF YoPros Awards, please contact the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida at
Click here for a short introductory biography of each of the ” Top 20 Under 40″ Class of 2019 Honorees.
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The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida was established in 2005. Its mission is to serve as an advocate for its communities as well as a resource for consumers and businesses dedicated to serving both the needs of its members and the economic development needs of the broader Haitian American Community. The Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce also promotes investment and trade with the Haitian private and public sectors.

YoPro Highlight / Stay tuned for our 2019 Top 20 Under 40 Announcement

Ludvy Joseph is a part of the inaugural YoPro class and continues to strive professionally. As an entrepreneur, Ludvy has created financial opportunities on behalf of individuals in his community and abroad. He recently launched an insurance marketing company based in Haiti called HTAsirans. This company allows young professionals in Haiti to create their own mobile insurance agency,  while providing much needed life, medical, auto and commercial coverage for people in their community.
In addition, to better serve the Haitian Community in South Florida, Ludvy created a radio show, Klass Finans. During the segment, aired twice a week, Ludvy educates his listeners on money and wealth management. Ludvy collaborates with other community based organizations and annually hosts scholarship award events and giveaways.
*** Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2019 YoPro Awardees! ***